Nigerian Teen Artist gets viral shout out for realistic pencil drawing of Lionel Messi (Photos)
Agali Deborah Chinomso is a Nigerian artist who, at just 19 years old, is causing astonishment on social media thanks to the incredible realism of her pencil portraits of celebrities.
This weekend, it went viral thanks to a shocking drawing of Lionel Messi.
The portrait, made in September, took Agali 4 days and is six feet tall. The artist had made another in 2017, at just 15 years old, in which her dazzling talent already appears.
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Agali shares her work through her social networks, where she accumulates almost 100 thousand followers.
Her social media play paid off. A few days after her tweets to Lionel Messi went out, her post has garnered over 50k retweets, 150k likes by Celebrities and fans, and still counting .
In addition to the Rosario crack, the artist made portraits of other well-known figures such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Mo Salah and Snoop Dogg.